What Happened on September 22, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Music Scene" debuts on ABC-TV
  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

Baseball Record

SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs

Famous Birthdays

  • Marian Chlad, Czech soccer player (FC Groningen), born in Teplice, Czechoslovakia
  • Matt Sharp, American musician (Weezer, The Rentals), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis star (1995 Auckland), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Adolfo L√≥pez Mateos, 48th President of Mexico, dies at 59
1969 Highlights

About September 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sugar, Sugar - The Archies
  • UK #1 Song: Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival